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Jakarta Post

Revamped Sumenep Park provides new place for people to get fit

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, February 27, 2020   /  05:26 pm
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The Jakarta administration has completed its Rp 4 billion (US$285,714) renovation of Taman Sumenep, a public park in Menteng, Central Jakarta, that included the installation of fitness equipment and a suspension bridge.(JP/Galih Gumelar)

Taman Sumenep, a public park in Menteng, Central Jakarta, is ready to be enjoyed by Jakartans after the administration concluded a four-month extensive renovation of the park in February. During The Jakarta Post’s visit on Feb. 20, a new “Sumenep Promenade” sign had been installed at the main entrance to the park. Jogging tracks and two sets of fitness equipment could also be found at the center of the park. “Basically, as the renovation of the park is finished, visitors can enjoy the park starting from this month,” Mila Ananda, the Central Jakarta Park and Forestry Agency head, told the Post.“We are not going to restrict visitors from using the many facilities at the park, as they’re for everyone to enjoy,” she added. Situated among a grove of high-rise buildings, the 4,000 square meter Sumenep Park stretches alongs...